James Bradford Foley
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James Bradford Foley

James Bradford Foley (October 18, 1807 - December 5, 1886) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born near Dover, Kentucky, Foley received a limited schooling. He was employed on a flatboat on the Mississippi River in 1823. He moved to Greensburg, Indiana, in 1834. He engaged in mercantile pursuits 1834-1837, and afterwards in farming. Treasurer of Decatur County 1841-1843. He served as member of the State constitutional convention in 1850. He was appointed commander of the Fourth Brigade of State militia in 1852.

Foley was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859). He resumed agricultural pursuits in Decatur County. He died in Greensburg, Indiana, December 5, 1886. He was interred in South Park Cemetery.

References

  • United States Congress. "James Bradford Foley (id: F000236)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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